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Anyone know how long a chicken will take to defrost?

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MorocconOil Sun 14-Sep-08 11:45:38

Just got a 4lb chicken out of the freezer to defrost. It's sitting on a plate on top of the Aga. Will it be ready to go in the oven at 5pm? That would give it 5+ hours to defrost.

Thanks

psychomum5 Sun 14-Sep-08 11:48:21

I always give mine an overnight in the fridge and then pull out to fully defrost in the morning.

no idea if it would defrost in less than a day.

MorocconOil Sun 14-Sep-08 11:51:05

That's what I meant to do, but forgot last night. Too much wine.

psychomum5 Sun 14-Sep-08 11:53:41

and this is why wine is a bad bad thing!!

wink

I did that too thoblush, so DH is gonna have to go buy one ready cooked on his way home today instead

MorocconOil Sun 14-Sep-08 11:56:55

Good idea. Wouldn't want to risk poisoning the DC.

I really want to make Jamie's Fantastic Chicken though sad

psychomum5 Sun 14-Sep-08 11:58:53

you can make it tomorrow

put chicken back into the fridge to defrost slowly, and get a cooked chicken for tonight.

far less stress IMO!

MorocconOil Sun 14-Sep-08 12:02:12

You're a sensible woman psychomum.grin

psychomum5 Sun 14-Sep-08 12:30:58

tell that to my DH

wink

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